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SHARE, INC. to Host 64th Annual Boomtown Gala, LET'S DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

SHARE, INC., the 64 year-old philanthropic organization dedicated to raising funds for developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children as well as medical research, hosts its annual Boomtown gala, 'Let's Dance,' Saturday, May 20, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills. The evening honors inspirational dance philanthropist and founder of the USC Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, Glorya Kaufman. (more...)

HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Coming to Boch Shubert Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hedwig & the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for a two week engagement, playing May 30 - June 11, 2017. (more...)

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Unveils 2017 Artist Lineup in Urbana
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On September 14, 15, and 16, 2017, a stunning display of the world's most remarkable and significant guitarists will gather for the seventh installment of ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (more...)

Sharon Vuong Promoted to SVP, Alternative Programming, CBS Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Sharon Vuong has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming, CBS Entertainment, overseeing the Network's alternative programming department. She reports directly to Glenn Geller, President, CBS Entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress Christine Pedi Talks S.T.A.G.E. Benefit IDOLS & ICONS To Be Performed One Night Only on May 13
by Don Grigware - Apr 26, 2017

Actress Christine Pedi is well known for her theatre/cabaret appearances as well as TV and SiriusXM radio. Her finest hour has come in Forbidden Broadway with her glorious singing impressions. She took time out from her busy schedule to talk about her upcoming appearance in LA for the last S.T.A.G.E. benefit on Saturday May 13 at the Saban Theatre. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

Filming Underway for Season Five of Cinemax's Action Drama Series STRIKE BACK
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Principal photography has begun on the ten-episode fifth season of CINEMAX'S action-packed drama series, STRIKE BACK, shot on location in Jordan and Hungary with a brand new cast portraying members of the revived Section 20. (more...)

Witness WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Bristol Riverside Theatre 5/9-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Community, collaboration and crime capture the mood at Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama, which concludes BRT's 30th Anniversary Season, features an ensemble of professional actors Sharon Alexander, Keith Baker, Kenneth Boys, Hanna Gaffney,  Leonard C. Haas, Eleanor Handley, Thomas-Robert Irvin, Kyra Leeds, Matt Leisy, James Luse, William R. McHattie, Christopher J. Perugini, Carl Wallnau, Paul B. Weagraff, and Kylie Westerbeck performing alongside Bucks County community members Missy Andrews, Mari Bernhagen, Drew Burke, Melissa Bushey, David Owen Cashell, Sybil Cooper, Matthew DiMarino, Ginny Fairweather, Maryann Fanning, Michael Gearty, Regina Gluhski, Terri Hall, Sarah Konyves, Donna Rae Lee, Matt Lydon, Sr., Matt Lydon, Jr., Donna McCole, Ronald Pae, Eileen Peters, Dottie Polsenberg, Lesia Pryor, Patricia Rooney, Kurt Scholer, Marion M. Walter, Harriet Zeff, and Margie Zielinski. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season; Additional Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional details in casting for the 2017 summer season including, Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, Steven Pasquale, Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Socha and many more to join.  Additional details on the popular Fridays@3 Reading Series have also been announced.   (more...)

POPS ROCKS to Close Out The Philly POPS' 2016-17 Series This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Philly POPS will perform its final show of the Subscription Series season, POPS Rocks, May 5-7 at the Kimmel Center. (more...)

A.C.T. Closes Out 2016–17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

Melissa Errico to 'Sing Sondheim' at 54 Below, Perform at Lincoln Center's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico will return to Feinstein's/54 Below on Saturday, June 3 at 7pm for the NYC debut of her acclaimed concert 'Melissa Errico Sings Sondheim,' where she will lend her gorgeous voice to the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim, including songs from shows of his that she has starred in. (more...)

Huntington's SPOTLIGHT SPECTACULAR Raises Over $1,000,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Over 500 guests honored Wimberly Award recipients Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter, while raising over $1,000,000 (with additional gifts still coming in) to support the Huntington and its programs, including its renowned education and community initiatives at the Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, April 24. "Thousands of young people come to the Huntington to see productions each year through our student matinee program either at no charge or for a nominal fee," said Managing Director Michael Maso. "This program is the centerpiece of all our education programs, the place where opportunity begins and lives are changed." (more...)

Paris Cat Presents New Soul Show BLACK IS VINYL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From Australia's Soul Capital comes two of Melbourne's outstanding vocalists, Fulton Street's Shannen Wick and jazz, soul, rhythm and blues vocalist, Vanessa Fernandez, performing together for one night only in Black is Vinly; bringing a mix of old, new and original soul on Thursday 15 June 2017 at Paris Cat. (more...)

THE TALK Delivers its Largest Audience and Best Women 25-54 Rating in Five Weeks
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

THE TALK delivered its largest audience and best women 25-54 rating in five weeks, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending April 21. (more...)

Infinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present a special Memorial Day performance of Beyond the Etchings, directed by Jessica Schechter, on Monday, May 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) at 8pm. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: LA Ballet Honors Lawrence Bender and Governor Gray Davis at Season 11 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) celebrated its Season 11 Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year's honorees were Academy Award® nominated film producer Lawrence Bender and Governor Gray Davis & Sharon Davis. (more...)

Sharon Isbin To Perform Corigliano Concerto With American Composers Orchestra, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin will perform John Corigliano's Troubadours: Variations for Guitar & Orchestra, written for Isbin,  with the American Composers Orchestra on May 23at Symphony Space at 8 pm.  (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK 4/24 - 4/28 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TALK 4/24 - 4/28, airing on CBS (more...)

Tim Rice and Stephen Oliver's Musical BLONDEL to be Released on CD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Stage Door Records has just announced the 'Blondel' Original London Cast Recording will be released on May 26th, 2017. (more...)

Symphony Space Presents FUSE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Symphony Space's FUSE PROJECT returns this year to conclude the 16/17 season with a blast of creative energy. Launched last year by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne as a weeklong showcase for artistic and intellectual innovation, it has grown to become Symphony Space's most expansive and ambitious Project. (more...)

Razor-Sharp Satire WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE Comes to Book-It
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Book-It presents a darkly funny, world-premiere adaptation of Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson. When good ol' boy D'aron Davenport lets it slip that his hometown in Georgia hosts an annual Civil War reenactment, his new friends at UC Berkeley plan to stage a protest in the form of a "performative intervention." Armed with youthful exuberance and misguided ideas of the South, the intervention goes badly awry. (more...)

Fifth Season of Martha Stewart's Cooking School to Premiere on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

'I am thrilled to share and teach viewers about Arabian Gulf cuisine on this season of Martha Stewart's Cooking School,' said Martha Stewart. 'These recipes are a great way to add different spices, flavors and techniques to your cooking routine. Learning how to serve a unique side dish or impressive main dish is what makes this season so much fun to watch. There are so many wonderful, tasty recipes that families will love.' (more...)

PICT Presents Pittsburgh Premiere of SIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On May 4th, PICT Classic Theatre will conclude its 2016-2017 Season at Union Project with John B. Keane's tragic romance, SIVE. (more...)

Works by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network announced today the lineup for the 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS, the biennial festival series of brand new plays from emerging playwrights. (more...)

Finalistas en la edición 'La Diez' de los Premios del Teatro Musical
by Felipe Velasco - Apr 20, 2017

Ya se han dado a conocer los finalistas de la 10ª edición de los Premios del Teatro Musical, denominada 'LA DIEZ' por sus organizadores. Estos galardones se establecieron para premiar a los profesionales del sector como reconocimiento a su labor, y para potenciar la industria del teatro musical en España, intentando fomentar la consolidación el género, la producción y exportación del mismo. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for INDECENT
by Walter McBride - Apr 19, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), opened just last night, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JANE EYRE at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents a critically acclaimed adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic story Jane Eyre in the Quadracci Powerhouse, beginning April 25 through May 21. Directed by KJ Sanchez (Harvey, The Diary of Anne Frank), Jane Eyre is a passionate romance meets thrilling psychological drama performed by ten actors playing more than 20 roles. The production combines Victorian-era costumes with inventive staging to bring new creativity and vitality to the classic story, considered one of the most widely read novels in the English language. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

PRSA-NY Announces Finalists for 2017 #BigApplePR Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017


13 THE MUSICAL Opens at Old Library Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Old Library Theatre, Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theater company, is proud to present its Youth Production of 13 - The Musical. Directed by four former OLT interns, under the mentorship of two adult OLT producers, the show tells the story of young Evan Goldman. Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, Evan grapples with his parents' divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. (more...)

Recording Artist Deborah Cox to Serve as Women's Choice Award Show Special Correspondent
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD SHOW announced today that GRAMMY nominated recording artist and Broadway star Deborah Cox will serve as the Women's Choice Award Show Special Correspondent. (more...)

TJ Martell Foundation Announces 5th Annual Women of Influence Awards NYC; Susan Lucci to be Honored
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia,  Cancer and AIDS  research has announced its 2017 Women of Influence Awards which will be held Friday, May 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel, Grand Ballroom located at 768 5thAvenue in New York.  The reception will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a luncheon and awards to follow from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The awards celebration will honor six outstanding women who have achieved tremendous goals in business and inspire other women around the globe to live their dreams while balancing work, family, home and health. (more...)

Summer Classes Are Now Enrolling At The Marcia P. Hoffman School Of The Arts At Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

This summer, the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall will offer a variety of classes, workshops and private lessons to children of all ages, providing them with the opportunity to explore their talents, discover new friends and learn from professional arts instructors. Classes kick-off Monday, June 5 and enrollment is open now. For a complete list of classes and descriptions, click here. (more...)

Camp Broadway Kids to Return to New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala for 10th Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of 60 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, will be featured at The New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on Monday, May 1, 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of 'From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Revue (of sorts)' with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Harold Sanditen's OPEN MIC PARTY Hosts 4th Birthday Bash at Live at Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Harold Sanditen's uber-popular Open Mic Party, Live at Zedel in London's Crazy Coqs cabaret, celebrated its 4th birthday on April 10th with a huge bang! 28 singers made their way to the stage, entertaining the rapt audience for two hours. Check out photos from the night below! (more...)

Sharon Stone to Be Honored With The Icon Award at 2017 Women's Choice Award Show
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD SHOW announced today that Oscar nominated actress, producer, director, writer and humanitarian Sharon Stone will be honored with the Icon Award for her lifetime achievement in film and passionate activism to make the world a better place. (more...)

Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series International Returns To City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Violinist Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series International is pleased to return to City Winery after its sold out inaugural performance last December. Reality Chamber Theatre, a series of informal, interactive concerts designed to pull back the curtain on the creative process, aims to speak to both traditional and new audiences. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Continues 40th Anniversary Season with ACO Parables at Symphony Space, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pmwith ACO Parables at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The concert inaugurates a new partnership between American Composers Orchestra and Symphony Space, and is part of Symphony Space's FUSE Project. ACO Parables, led by guest conductor Rossen Milanov, explores music's incredible ability to tell stories and weave tales. (more...)

Susan Lucci, Harry Connick, Jr. Among Presenters Announced for DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Some of the biggest and brightest stars of daytime television are scheduled to present at the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards on Friday, April 28th, 2017 and the Daytime Emmy® Awards on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium located in Pasadena, Southern California. (more...)

BWW Review: BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Apr 13, 2017

Bebop Jazz Meets Musical Theatre in Asolo's World Premiere, Beatsville: A Beatnik Musical (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

On Monday, April 17th, 2017 42 Seven Productions, the producers of the hit BROADWAY AT W concert series, takes on the West End with the stars and cast members of Motown the Musical launching WEST END UNPLUGGED AT W. (more...)

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Sunday, April 30, 2017
by - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 30, 2017! (more...)

INTO THE WOODS at the Garden Theatre Sondheim Musical Explores The Consequences of Wishes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Garden Theatre (160 W Plant St.) is proud to present Into the Woods, showing April 28 - May 28, 2017. Into the Woods is presented by Florida Hospital Winter Garden. The show is also sponsored by Outdoor Living Products and Toole's Ace Hardware.  (more...)

Magical Comedy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Start This Spring at The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

In just two weeks' time, the most magical of comedies A Midsummer Night's Dream will be brought to life on the Epstein Theatre stage by Daniel Taylor Productions Ltd from Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th April. (more...)

Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE to Bring Life-Like Giants to the Palace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Created by Erth Visual & Physical of Sydney, Australia, Dinosaur Zoo Live is an experiential theatre production which takes audiences on a prehistoric journey into a new dimension where they get to meet a menagerie of insects, mammals, and dinosaurs that once roamed the planet millions of years ago. Featuring a large-scale cast of life-sized dinosaur puppets brought to life by sophisticated design, theatrical presentation, and puppet mastery, these amazingly life-like dinosaur recreations connect children to paleontology in a fun and informative setting. (more...)

OLD TURTLE AND THE BROKEN TRUTH Makes NYC Premiere as the Inaugural Production for Rebel Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Rebel Playhouse is thrilled to present the NYC premiere of the musical OLD TURTLE AND THE BROKEN TRUTH, with a book by Catherine Bush, music and lyrics byDax Dupuy, and based on the book by Douglas Wood. Directed and choreographed by Sarah Sutliffwith musical direction by Dax Dupuy, (more...)

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